- A warm annual herb that is often used in Asian cuisine for its citrusy and minty flavor with notes of clove and anise.
Non-GMO, Heirloom Green Shiso Perilla Herb Garden Seed from True Leaf Market. Perilla frutescens var. crispa. Green Shiso is a warm annual and beefsteak variety. Green Shiso, also known as "Perilla Mint" or "Kkaenip" develops glossy leaves similar to basil. As a culinary herb often used in Asian cuisine, Green Shiso Perilla provides a diverse range of cooking options! This type of shiso provides more citrusy and minty flavor with hints of clove and anise in comparison to its purple shiso relative.